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The 'musical dream play' Bluebell In Fairyland
opens at The Vaudeville Theatre, London, England, UK, where it will run for 300 performances.
The first stage production of The Wizard Of Oz
is playing at The Grand Opera House, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Walt Disney
ainimated musical feature Peter Pan
is released to cinemas in South Korea, Asia. The film includes such Sammy Cahn-composed songs as The Second Star To The Right, You Can Fly and A Pirate's Life.
Britain's national radio and television network The BBC (British Boradcasting Corporation) slaps a ban on novelty horror disc Monster Mash
by Bobby 'Boris' Pickett
And The Crypt-Kickers.
records The Closest Thing To Heaven, Fly Me To The Moon and You'll Never Know at RCA Victor Studio A, Manhattan, New York City, USA.
is born in New Castle, Delaware, USA. He will find success as the guitarist in English hard rock band UFO
Young American musician Anthony Visconte acquires his first Certificate Of Registration as an alien residing in the UK. He will find success as record producer/arranger Tony Visconti
, working with David Bowie
, Marc Bolan
and many others.
begins a three-day run as a mime artist in Pierrot In Turquoise at the Rose Hill Theatre, Cumberland, England, UK, Europe. His fee for the three days - a mere £40.
move into Sheepcott Farm, Aston Tirrold, Berkshire, UK, and set to work creating music for their next album, Mr. Fantasy.
On his Sound And Vision tour, David Bowie
plays at Idrottsparken, Copenhagen, Denmark, Europe, with special guest Kim Wilde.
, David Bowie
, Virus and others play at The Derby Rock Festival, River Plate Stadium, Buenos Aires, Argentina, South America.
, Paul Oakenfold, Orbital, Cornershop, GusGus, Fluke, Two Lone Swordsmen and Audioweb.
The Tribal Gathering 1997 festival, a two day event, begins at Luton Hoo Estate, Luton, England, UK, Europe. Artists appearing over the two days include
steps out on stage to sing for the first time in a year, performing Life On Mars and Five Years at the Fashion Rocks Awards ceremony in New York City, USA.
Struggling elderly blues musician Seasick Steve
performs Dog House Boogie on BBC tv show Jools Holland
's 14th New Year's Eve Hootenanny in London, UK. Within a week, visitors to his website rocket from 75 to 1.7m, and his career is launched.
stage a live concert in a crop circle
near their home town of Bakersfield, California, USA. The event is filmed for future transmission on HDNet.
releases a new single, The Monster, featuring Rihanna
release their sixth studio album, Ghost Stories
in Canada, France, Greece, Poland, UK, USA and Mexico.
On their 3-D Concerts tour, Kraftwerk
play at The Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, Europe.